South Sudanese Canadians

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South Sudanese Canadians
Total population
16,595 (Combined North Sudan and South Sudan by ancestry, Dinka ancestry: 715 2011 Census)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Found in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto.
Christians and Practitioners of traditional South Sudan´s religions.

South Sudanese Canadians are Canadians of South Sudanese ancestry or a South Sudanese who has Canadian citizenship. South Sudanese Canadians can also include children born in Canada to a Canadian parent and South Sudanese parent. South Sudanese Canadians have emigrated to the Canada in the 1980s and 1990s as war refugees.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Statistics Canada. "2011 National Household Survey: Data tables". Retrieved 11 February 2014.